Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan is editor of Connected and a business & technology reporter with the Sunday Business Post. Ryan is also the beer and betting columnist along with hosting our successful Connected podcast. In 2009, he was named Journalist of the Year at the IIA NetVisionary Awards and won the Alumni Choice award at the 2014 Business Journalist Awards.

Communicate better, says retweet inventor

Communicate better, says retweet inventor

The inventor of the retweet button wants Irish programmers to improve their communications skills.

Irish goal hero hopes to encourage more and more female footballers

Irish goal hero hopes to encourage more and more female footballers

An Irish YouTube star is looking to turn her newfound fame into a way to get more women playing football. Steph Roche shot to stardom last week when her spectacular goal for Peamount United against We

Ireland increasingly important for Dell

Ireland increasingly important for Dell

Dell's switch from being publicly traded to privately owned will benefit its Irish operations, according to one of the country's most senior executives.

Ireland at heart' of new, private Dell

Ireland at heart' of new, private Dell

Dell's switch from public to private will put Ireland at the heart of the tech giant's business according to their head in Europe. Aongus Hegarty, president of Dell EMEA, said the move will give the

Setanta will gain from Welsh rugby clubs' defection

Setanta will gain from Welsh rugby clubs' defection

Setanta Sports is set to benefit from the defection of the Welsh rugby clubs to BT Sport's Rugby Champions Cup. Setanta is the Irish distributor for BT Sport. Anyone wishing to view the competition, w

Sunny summer sees C&C rebound

Sunny summer sees C&C rebound

The warm summer will have a positive effect on C&C's results next week, according to stockbroker Davy. The analysts predict improvements to the drinks firm's revenues from the Irish and Scottish mark

Young entrepreneurs in battle for Euro 25,000 ESB award

Young entrepreneurs in battle for Euro 25,000 ESB award

Ireland's young tech entrepreneurs will battle it out for Euro 2 5,000 in the final of the ESB Spark of Genius award at the Dublin Web Summit next week.

Ulster Bank waits for outcome of RBS review

Ulster Bank waits for outcome of RBS review

Customers and employees of Ulster Bank are anxiously awaiting the outcome of a British government review into whether its parent bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, should be split into a good bank and bad

Limerick's promise: how Ireland is central to Dell's European expansion

Limerick's promise: how Ireland is central to Dell's European expansion

Ireland will play an important role in any expansion by Dell in Europe according to Liam Halpin, general manager of Dell Ireland. ''Any expansion in EMEA would see Ireland considered,'' Halpin told T

St Pat's get Wire star's stamp of approval

St Pat's get Wire star's stamp of approval

St Patrick's Athletic are the latest Irish sports team to receive social media support from a celebrity - Wendell Pierce, best known for his role in crime drama The Wire.

Irish business travellers going mobile

Irish business travellers going mobile

Young Irish business travellers are more likely to use mobile devices to plan trips than their British counterparts, according to travel company Expedia.

Getting workers out of the office

Getting workers out of the office

One of Microsoft's top executives has said Yahoo will reverse course on its plan to end remote working.

New Twitter policy to help Irish businesses

New Twitter policy to help Irish businesses

Will technology allow more people to work from home? Emmet Ryan reports.

Fans may have to pay to watch Champions League

Fans may have to pay to watch Champions League

Irish football fans could be forced to pay to watch Uefa Champions League games from the 2015/16 season onwards. The continuing battle between BT and Sky for the British broadband market could see

Wexford Park leading GAA venues' wifi drive

Wexford Park leading GAA venues' wifi drive

Wexford GAA's county ground, Wexford Park, has become the first outdoor stadium in Ireland to install free public wifi.